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Julie Sowash and Torin Ellis are serious about destroying the lame, losing and punitive Diversity and Inclusion narrative. A weekly podcast of talking truth, exploring the uncomfortable, and often ignored. Chasing solution and never hiding from behind lip service. They won’t always get it right, but they will always bring it real. Grab a latte and rock with Crazy and the King - ya heard! #crazyandtheking
More on Torin and Julie:
Julie: https://www.linkedin.com/in/juliesowashdisabilitysolutions
Torin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/torinellis

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    • 4.8 • 21 Ratings

Julie Sowash and Torin Ellis are serious about destroying the lame, losing and punitive Diversity and Inclusion narrative. A weekly podcast of talking truth, exploring the uncomfortable, and often ignored. Chasing solution and never hiding from behind lip service. They won’t always get it right, but they will always bring it real. Grab a latte and rock with Crazy and the King - ya heard! #crazyandtheking
More on Torin and Julie:
Julie: https://www.linkedin.com/in/juliesowashdisabilitysolutions
Torin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/torinellis

    Back Together Again: CATK in the Motor City

    Back Together Again: CATK in the Motor City

    Torin and Julie are back together again for the first time in person since 2019. We joined so many amazing podcasters to celebrate Symphony Talent's Joy Roadshow! We catch up on dumb, even unitentionally, tweets from Warton IO, Adam Grant. Bad police officers spoil the bunch, Julie is always learning from Torin. Last a new segment we call HERVoice. Each week we will be celebrating an amazing diverse women who change the world.
    What is your take on this week's stories? Tell us on Twitter, FB and LinkedIn.
    Thank you to our sponsors and to the team at Evergreen!
    JobVite: Learn more at www.jobvite.com/catk
    Prepare yourself for Crazy and the King!
    Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CrazyAndTheKing
    Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crazyandtheking/
    More on Torin and Julie:
    Julie: https://www.linkedin.com/in/juliesowashdisabilitysolutions
    Torin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/torinellis
    Cred:
    Production and Music by: Marcel "DjCellz" Boykin
    Image: Detroit Skyline

    • 24 min
    Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, #DisabilityTwitter & Paralympian Becca Meyers

    Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, #DisabilityTwitter & Paralympian Becca Meyers

    Sports Illustrated Swim Suit Edition is out and damn those cover models are as diverse as they are beautiful! Naomi Osaka, Megan Thee Stallion and Leyna Bloom are rocking this year's cover(s) and we love it. Is integrity important to leadership? We say yes and so does author, Dan Hough, in his brilliant book Analyzing Corruption. #DisabilityTwitter is a thing and we love it. We share some of our favorite tweets from the week including support for Becca Meyers, multi-gold medal Paralympic Swimmer who was asked to go to Tokyo without her eyes and ears. Shame on you, US Paralympic Team and Paralympic Committee! Last a new segment we call HERVoice. Each week we will be celebrating an amazing diverse women who change the world.
    What is your take on this week's stories? Tell us on Twitter, FB and LinkedIn.
    Thank you to our sponsors and to the team at Evergreen!
    JobVite: Learn more at www.jobvite.com/catk
    Prepare yourself for Crazy and the King!
    Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CrazyAndTheKing
    Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crazyandtheking/
    More on Torin and Julie:
    Julie: https://www.linkedin.com/in/juliesowashdisabilitysolutions
    Torin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/torinellis
    Cred:
    Production and Music by: Marcel "DjCellz" Boykin
    Image: Becca Meyers

    • 42 min
    Stubbsy Joins The Pod

    Stubbsy Joins The Pod

    Torin and Julie welcome a VERY special guest, one of our biggest fans and roving story guy in London, Matt Stubbsy. We grab stories on the Judge Rotenberg Center and shock therapy, VC in Black businesses, and Amazon hides performance improvement plans until its too late. Finally, we discuss the racism and its place in football (soccer) as demonstrated by rapid English fans at EUFA 2021.
    What is your take on this week's stories? Tell us on Twitter, FB and LinkedIn.
    Thank you to our sponsors and to the team at Evergreen!
    JobVite: Learn more at www.jobvite.com/catk
    Prepare yourself for Crazy and the King!
    Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CrazyAndTheKing
    Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crazyandtheking/
    More on Torin and Julie:
    Julie: https://www.linkedin.com/in/juliesowashdisabilitysolutions
    Torin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/torinellis
    Cred:
    Production and Music by: Marcel "DjCellz" Boykin
    Image: Stubbsy!

    • 41 min
    Howard Snags Nikole Hannah-Jones, Wal-Mart Offers Doulas, and Disability Pride Month

    Howard Snags Nikole Hannah-Jones, Wal-Mart Offers Doulas, and Disability Pride Month

    Torin and Julie are back this week for the first time in a month without a special guest. They catch up on Walmart's new benefits offerings for new parents including doula services, maternity and parental leave. Howard University snags Nikole Hannah-Jones and UNC loses. Finally, we celebrate Disability Pride Month and challenge our listeners (and their organizations) to do the same.
    What is your take on this week's stories? Tell us on Twitter, FB and LinkedIn.
    Thank you to our sponsors and to the team at Evergreen!
    JobVite: Learn more at www.jobvite.com/catk
    Prepare yourself for Crazy and the King!
    Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CrazyAndTheKing
    Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crazyandtheking/
    More on Torin and Julie:
    Julie: https://www.linkedin.com/in/juliesowashdisabilitysolutions
    Torin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/torinellis
    Cred:
    Production and Music by: Marcel "DjCellz" Boykin
    Image: Disability Pride Flag
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    • 32 min
    The CATK Interview: Alex Orue

    The CATK Interview: Alex Orue

    The CATK Interview with Alex Orue, Executive Director of It Gets Better, Mexico. Join Julie and Torin as we have an incredible conversation with Alex about storytelling in the LGBTQ+ community to share the growth, opportunity and acceptance available for LGBTQ+ youth who struggle with coming out, moving past internal doubt and embracing acceptance.
    About Alex:
    Born in 1990 in Texcoco, Mexico State, Alex graduated from the University of British Columbia (in Vancouver, Canada). His involvement in the advocacy world began in Vancouver by volunteering with local LGBTQ+ nonprofits and with his collaborations to the beginning of It Gets Better Project in 2010, a global nonprofit that uplifts, empowers and connect LGBTQ+ around the world through storytelling and educational efforts. 
    Alex ’s video testimonials became essays for The New York Times bestseller book "It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living". Since May of 2014, he's been working as the Executive Director at It Gets Better México, one of the 20 members of the Project’s Global Affiliate Network. 
    He served as the Regional Coordinator for Latin America at It Gets Better Project in 2016 and 2017, and since December 2019 joined the US team as the Global Programming Coordinator. Alex is also one of the hosts for the LGBTIQ podcast La Jaula.
    Alex is an alumnus of the State Department’s International Visitor Leadership Program, a podcaster, a  late videogamer enthusiast, and loves reading biographies and maps.
    What is your take on this week's stories? Tell us on Twitter, FB and LinkedIn.
    Thank you to our sponsors and to the team at Evergreen!
    JobVite: Learn more at www.jobvite.com/catk
    Prepare yourself for Crazy and the King!
    Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CrazyAndTheKing
    Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crazyandtheking/
    More on Torin and Julie:
    Julie: https://www.linkedin.com/in/juliesowashdisabilitysolutions
    Torin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/torinellis
    Cred:
    Production and Music by: Marcel "DjCellz" Boykin
    Image: Alex Orue

    • 41 min
    The CATK Interview: Frantz Berthaud

    The CATK Interview: Frantz Berthaud

    The CATK Interview with Frantz M. Berthaud Administrative Director, Disease Center Operations of the Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology and the Center for Cancer Therapeutic Innovation at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Frantz gives incredible insight into health equity, DEIB in healthcare, "surviving" & critical impact of clinicians who look like their patients.
    About Frantz:
    Frantz M. Berthaud is the Administrative Director, Disease Center Operations of the Lowe Center for Thoracic Oncology and the Center for Cancer Therapeutic Innovation at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute -- the largest National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the nation. He’s accountable for the personnel, finance, and clinical operations for the hospital's lung cancer and phase 1 centers. 
    At DFCI, he serves as co-chair for the employee resource group shaping and informing the Institute’s diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) strategy and on the hospital’s ethics committee. His decade-plus experience in healthcare ranges from research, management, operations, to strategy. Frantz teaches healthcare strategy at the graduate school level at Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) where he also serves on an advisory board. 
    Frantz is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) serving as co-chair on the DE&I and as a member of the programs committees. In all of his roles, he applies a social justice lens informed by his commitment to health care equity. Frantz holds a Masters in Public Health from Boston University School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Philosophy from Boston College. He lives in Boston, MA with his wife and daughter. 
    What is your take on this week's stories? Tell us on Twitter, FB and LinkedIn.
    Thank you to our sponsors and to the team at Evergreen!
    JobVite: Learn more at www.jobvite.com/catk
    Prepare yourself for Crazy and the King!
    Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CrazyAndTheKing
    Follow us on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crazyandtheking/
    More on Torin and Julie:
    Julie: https://www.linkedin.com/in/juliesowashdisabilitysolutions
    Torin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/torinellis
    Cred:
    Production and Music by: Marcel "DjCellz" Boykin
    Image Frantz M. Berthaud

    • 51 min

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